Delaware Department Transportation

The Historic Lewes Byway takes travelers through Lewes, one of the oldest towns in Delaware, featuring historic sites over 300 years old which can be visited along the way. Enjoy the beautiful beaches along the Delaware Bay including Cape Henlopen State Park which offers many recreational activities. The Byway routes offer the experience of ocean and canalfront views, historical sites, quaint shops, delicious restaurants, and more.
Location: Located on the Delaware Bay, the Historic Lewes Scenic Byway can be reached from New Jersey on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry and from points west, north, and south along US 9, Coastal Highway Route 1, or other gateway roads that take you to this historic beach community on the sea. Length:The total length of the Historic Lewes Byway measures 12.35 miles and consists of Pilottown Road/First Street, Gills Neck Road, New Road, Kings Highway, Cape Henlopen Drive, and Savannah Road.Drive time: 1 hour


800 South Bay Road Dover, DE 19901

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  • Monday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Saturday: Closed

  • Sunday: Closed

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